Pope Francis washed the feet of twelve prisoners in Rome

Pope Francis visited on Maundy Thursday In the women’s prison in Rome, in order to celebrate the Mass corresponding to the date, she decided to wash the feet of twelve prisoners during the event and from her wheelchair, a scenario that she tried to simulate Jesus with his disciples at the “Last Supper”.

The twelve women, many of whom were visibly emotional or crying, stood on a platform and the Pope walked in front of them, wearing a white apron and, due to his known mobility issues, transported in his wheelchair to wash their feet and then wash them to kiss .

Earlier, he had improvised a short sermon that talked about forgiveness, but he didn’t read it, as he usually does (in the last month, he has often given up reading speeches because, like himself, he had breathing problems after a flu explained). ).

“We all have small or big failures, we all have a story, but the Lord always awaits us with open arms and never tires of forgiving,” he told inmates and prison staff in a tent in the prison yard.

With information from EFE.

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